James Patrick Brassil Jr., 80, of New City, formerly of Tappan, passed away on August 23, 2013 at the Friedwald Center in New City.
He was born and raised in New York City to Kathleen and James P. Brassil Sr. and a brother to Julia (Barry), the late Josephine (Indrisek) and the late Janet.
With Joan (nee Dennehy), Jim was the loving father to Lisa Lawlor (Thomas), Kathleen Zacharczyk (Stanley), James P. Brassil III (Megan) and Barton Brassil (Antoinette).
He was the proud grandfather to Lauren, Katherine, Steven, David, Rebecca, Christopher, Olivia and Emily.
Of his many interests and accomplishments, Jim was most proud of his service in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean War and was a highly regarded educator and administrator in the South Orangetown School District.
At the request of his family, a funeral service will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent in Jim's name to the Wounded Warrior Project (www.woundedwarriorproject.org).